Archive for March 16th, 2010

Tuesday March 16, 2010 19:22

Music review: Hoo (Kannada – Harikrishna)

Nooku nuggalu opens in typical Ravichandran fashion, borrowing sensuous rhythmic clues from Ilayaraja’s Maasi Maasam – but this is a fabulously catchy track; Tippu and Anuradha Sriram upping the heat! Suma Shastry’s O Beautiful Lady, barring the lyrics, does have an attention-grabbing tune, while Nee hanga nodabyada is the soundtrack’s pick along with the SPB-Chitra […]

Pattaalam paaruda is generally enthusiastic, but barring the interesting interludes, the tune is just basic, while Ada bum bum is Karthikraja’s leftover from Grahan days – unfortunately outdated. Poochandi kannazhagi has 2 versions and both have the orchestration overpowering the vocals in a jaded tune. Naan endru is where the composer brings his true self, […]

Aye khuda is breezy, like a beautiful indipop number and Salim Merchant does his usual brilliant job with the vocals. Vishal Dadlani brings his own attitude in the spunky title song, while Bekarar is typical Lucky Ali material – thoroughly hummable. Mujhe teri starts off in Tulsi Kumar’s pop album style (co-composed by Vijay Lama), […]

Both the versions of the title song are surprisingly good – the chirpy retro version in particular has the right dose of spoofy fun and is sung delightfully by Mukesh and Priya Subramnaian! The other track that stands out is the Senthamizh Thenmozhiyaal-inspired Unnai nenaicha – catchy combo of mod-retro styles with groovy singing by […]

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